Rain gardens 'cut city pollution'

"Rain gardens" can dramatically cut the amount of pollution in urban storm water, according to a study by US researchers. Most of the rain that falls on cities lands on impervious surfaces, such as roads,…

Two gored to death

Theni, Jan. 31 (PTI): Two persons were gored to death and 84 others injured in the Jallikattu (bull taming) event organised in connection with temple festival at Pallavarayanpatti in Theni district on Sunday evening, police…

New surveillance system for Delhi

The Ministry of Science and Technology is developing a key software combining remote sensing satellite imagery, video pictures and ground data to create 3D images of Delhi. It will be an eye in the sky…

Cops host Hindu, Muslim marriages

Ahmedabad: A police station in the city's Dariapur neighbourbood that was witness to communal violence about four years ago, hosted a wedding ceremony for 20 poor Hindu and Muslim couples yesterday. In a gesture to…

Jamath seeks quota for Muslims in education, jobs

Kumbakonam: Thousands of Tamil Nadu Dawheeth Jamath workers on Sunday took out a rally here, demanding reservation for Muslims in education and politics and enhanced employment opportunities. Jamath members from various parts of the state…

10 injured in 'Pink City' clashes

Jaipur, Jan. 31 (PTI): At least 10 people, five of them policemen, were injured in pitched battles between striking Jaipur Municipal Corporation employees and temporary workers hired to clean the Pink city. Sharp-edged weapons were…

Break-in at RAW officer

January 30 2006 -- THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The house of a RAW officer at Pettah was found broken open on Sunday morning.The house belonged to RAW field officer Suresh who has gone to his native place in…

Nursery admissions: Court to deliver judgement

Tuesday, January 31, 2006 (New Delhi): The Delhi High Court is scheduled to deliver its judgment on nursery school admissions on Tuesday. A division bench of the court had given an ultimatum to unaided public…